Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

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fyrekrig
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Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

Postby fyrekrig » Wed May 17, 2017 4:29 am

New to Linux and Mint

Using linuxmint-18.1-cinnamon-64bit

The adapter is recognized as Device 003: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR9271 802.11n
Bus

Using this guide: https://github.com/ebirbe/tlwn722n-linux-install
and tlwn722n-linux-install-latest.tar.gz

Terminal output:
td@TDMINT ~ $ cd Desktop

td@TDMINT ~/Desktop $ cd tplink

td@TDMINT ~/Desktop/tplink $ chmod +x ./install.sh

td@TDMINT ~/Desktop/tplink $ su root -c ./install.sh

Password:

Installing firware...


Changing to directory "compat-drivers-source"...

Trying to select the ath9k_htc diver to be compiled...

Processing new driver-select request...

Backing up makefile:
Makefile.bk
Backup exists:
Makefile.bk
Backup exists:
Makefile.bk
Backup exists:
Makefile.bk
Backup exists:
Makefile.bk
Backing up makefile: drivers/net/wireless/
Makefile.bk
Backing up makefile: drivers/net/wireless/ath/
Makefile.bk
Backing up makefile: net/wireless/
Makefile.bk
Backing up makefile: drivers/ssb/
Makefile.bk
Backing up makefile: drivers/bcma/
Makefile.bk
Backing up makefile: drivers/misc/eeprom/
Makefile.bk
Backup exists:
Makefile.bk
Compiling modules...
./scripts/gen-compat-autoconf.sh
/home/td/Desktop/tplink/compat-drivers-source/.config
/home/td/Desktop/tplink/compat-drivers-source/config.mk > include/linux/compat_autoconf.h

make -C /lib/modules/4.4.0-53-generic/build M=/
home/td/Desktop/tplink/compat-drivers-source modules
make[1]:
Entering directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.4.0-53-generic'

/home/td/Desktop/tplink/compat-drivers-source/config.mk:21:
***"ERROR: compat-drivers by default supports kernels >= 2.6.24, try enabling only one driver though".
Stop.
Makefile:1418: recipe for target '_module_
/home/td/Desktop/tplink/compat-drivers-source' failed
make[1]:
*** [_module_/home/td/Desktop/tplink/compat-drivers-source]
Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.4.0-53-generic'
Makefile:90:
recipe for target 'modules' failed
make: *** [modules] Error 2

There was a problem compiling the package.

td@TDMINT ~/Desktop/tplink $

Any help appreciated

JeremyB
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Re: Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

Postby JeremyB » Wed May 17, 2017 6:46 am

You shouldn't have to install anything to get it working as it has been supported by the kernel module ath9k_htc for some time now. Post results for

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lshw -c net; rfkill list all

fyrekrig
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Re: Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

Postby fyrekrig » Wed May 17, 2017 7:55 pm

Thank you! Thought I hade to install a driver,
Now working

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Re: Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

Postby mfathirirhas » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:26 pm

@fyrekrig , dude, would you post how you make it work?, Thanks.

JeremyB
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Re: Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

Postby JeremyB » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:49 am

With the WN722N plugged in, open a terminal window and enter

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uname -a; lsusb; rfkill list all

Post results

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Re: Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

Postby thewarden203 » Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:21 pm

I've done just as described and still nothing on my TL-WN722N. please to help
Last edited by karlchen on Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:27 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: corrected capitalization

JeremyB
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Re: Unable to install TP-Link WN722N USB adapter

Postby JeremyB » Fri Oct 27, 2017 5:31 pm

thewarden203 wrote:I've done just as described and still nothing on my TL-WN722N. please to help

Please post results for

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lsusb

That command is LSUSB in lower case


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